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Winsor McCay’s Warped Spaces

J. P. Telotte

in Animating Space

Published by University Press of Kentucky

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780813125862
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780813135540 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5810/kentucky/9780813125862.003.0003
Winsor McCay’s Warped Spaces

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This chapter discusses a series of case studies that are arranged in a rough chronological fashion and focus on the problems and potentials of animating space. It takes a detailed look at the works of Winsor McCay, a pioneer animator. It also frames the achievements his most famous and most studied film, Gertie the Dinosaur, which it represents in the context of his other key efforts.

Keywords: case studies; animating space; Winsor McCay; pioneer animator; Gertie the Dinosaur

Chapter.  5538 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Film

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